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Key Staff at The Burgate School


Who's Who at The Burgate School


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Headteacher - Mr D Pover

Deputy Headteacher - Mrs K Gibson

Assistant Headteacher (Student Development) - Mr B Clemson

Assistant Headteacher (Student Welfare) – Mrs H Shering

Assistant Headteacher (Behaviour) - Mrs V Becher

Business Manager – Mrs F Wilcox

Associate Assistant Headteacher Teaching & Learning - Mr R Hollowbread

Lead Practitioner Teaching & Learning - Mrs E Strike

Head of Year 7 - Ms L Mann

Head of Year 8 - Mr J Barfoot

Head of Year 9 - Mrs L Perry

Head of Year 10 - Mrs G Newson-Smith and Ms J Wilson

Head of Year 11 - Mr J McKay

Head of Sixth Form - Mrs S Fenner

Sixth Form Admin Office - Mrs L Williamson, Mrs A Baker

Coordinator of Special Educational Needs - Mr P Brennan

Who to contact for subject specific information:




Art and Design and Food

Mrs S Firino


Dr M Graeble

Business Studies

Mrs K Billinghurst-Bright


Mr J Whitehead

Computing and ICT

Mr M Cheshire

Drama & Theatre Studies

Mrs R Mutimer


Mr A Billinghurst-Bright


Miss M Williamson


Mr O Rees

Government & Politics

Mrs E Oldfield


Miss J Stephens


Mr A Billinghurst-Bright

Media Studies

Dr S Hill

Modern Foreign Languages

Miss C Leahy


Ms C Goodyear

Physical Education - GCSE

Mr J Bailey

Physical Education - Sports' fixtures enquiries

Mr J Bailey


Mr G Hobbs

Psychology and Sociology

Mrs J Carter-Owen

RE, Philossophy and Ethics

Mr A Cross


Mr D Brown

Textiles & Food Technology

Miss Bone

Other useful contacts:

Admissions Officer – Miss C Connolly

Examinations Officer

ICT support – Mr G Collins

Student Wellbeing – Mrs H Shering